SPARTA, NJ- During the last week of March, Alpine School held its spring book fair.  In conjunction with the fair, a book drive was held to collect books for the third grade students going to Mohawk Avenue School next year.  
 
Beginning with the 2014-2015 school year the third grade students will be moving to Mohawk Avenue School but there is not currently a library in that building.  Students donated both gently used and new books that would be appropriate for third grade students to create a library.
 
 
The book drive at Alpine school has collected 500 books to date.  They are still accepting donations.  Below is a list of suggested titles: 
 
CHAPTER BOOKS
  • Diary of a Wimpy Kid series
  • Big Nate series
  • Geronimo Stilton series
  • Cam Jansen series
  • Puppy Place series
  • Kylie Jean series
  • Judy Moody series
  • My Weird School and My Weird School Daze series
  • Bailey School Kids series
  • Marvin Redpost series
  • Wayside School series
  • Rainbow Magic series
  • Ivy and Bean series
  • Clementine series
  • Any book by Kate Di Camillo (Because of Winn Dixie, The Tale of Despereaux, etc.) -these will be used by teachers and students 
  • Books by Wendy Mass
MYSTERY BOOKS-the third grade does a mystery book project
  •        Boxcar Children
  •        Encyclopedia Brown
  •        Jigsaw Jones
  •        Calendar Club Mysteries
 

PICTURE BOOKS
  • Anything by Patricia Polacco and Chris Van Allsburg - used by staff and students
  • Spoon by Rothenthal
 
GRAPHIC NOVELS
  • Bone series
  • Young Justice series
  • Twisted Journey series
  • Squish series
  • Babymouse series

 If you are interested in donating, please contact Tammy at mongon221@gmail.com.